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EpiCast webserial news, recaps & chat

Kira Lerner

Discussion, news and recaps from the world of original web entertainment, produced by the EpiGuide.com community.

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EpiCast webserial news, recaps & chat
Oct 28, 2013 Kira Lerner
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Download this episode (right click and save) Welcome back to our EpiCasts! This fifteenth edition, almost exactly coinciding with the fifteenth anniversary of the EpiGuide webfiction community, offers a bunch of juicy previews of what you can expect in several webserials for the rest of the year, news in the webserial world, and our discussion related to writing partnerships. Hosts Kira (yours truly) and Michael begin with our Fall 2013 previews (just how do you pronounce "2013," by...
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Jul 22, 2013 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #014 Podcast Powered By Podbean A quick follow-up EpiCast to share the latest news about webfiction and the publishing industry, but especially to talk about... the Seventh Annual Web Serial Writing Month, which is almost upon us! Hosts Kira (yours truly) and Michael begin with a varied selection of news items, including some serial premieres and finales, a new way a massive serial community is trying to help writers fund their work, and an upcoming convention for those in the...
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Jul 16, 2013 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #013 This supersized EpiCast (the title has a double meaning!) has plenty of everything: recaps of the latest webserial installments, news about several returning webserials, a response to some listener feedback, and the massive main course in this feast: a discussion about long-running webserials and just how one can create--and maintain--a serial that has staying power. Hosts Kira (yours truly) and Michael start things off with summaries and bickering--all in good fun, of...
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Jun 13, 2013 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #012 Our new EpiCast goes back to the basics: recaps of the latest webserial installments, and news (and plenty of discussion) related to the world of webfiction and online publishing. As always, hosts Kira and Michael begin by sharing summaries and commentary on a varied selection of webfiction serials, including what we believe is a first--three out of four series included in our recaps are brand new to the EpiCast. We also talk a little bit about how writers can improve...
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Apr 27, 2013 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #011 The latest EpiCast takes a look at the design and website features integral to every webfiction site. Hosts Kira and Michael sought input from readers to find out what attracts--or, worse, distracts--visitors who check out an author's site. First, however, we start by continuing to share some news items from the world of webserials, including some newcomers, an ending of a serial, and a Kickstarter campaign for a new graphic novel by a webserial author. And then it's time...
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Apr 20, 2013 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #010 Hi everyone! We're back with an episode focusing on what's coming up this spring in the world of webfiction serials, with dramatic revelations, bizarre coincidences, terrifying tragedies, and convoluted romances aplenty. Your co-hosts Kira (yours truly) and Michael also offer up some news items focusing on the online reading community Goodreads, Amazon, and a new take on an old classic tale that uses the multifaceted nature of the web to provide an original look at...
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Download EpiCast #009 Hi everyone! We have a fresh batch of webseries/webfiction news, recaps, and discussion, not to mention revolting self-promotion on the part of one of our hosts, all ready for you to enjoy in EpiCast #009. Your co-hosts Kira (yours truly) and Michael, the latter back after a break, offer up a few quick news items ranging from simple schedule changes to a site redesign (and our opinions thereof), a call for serial submissions from a renowned publisher, and a social media...
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Oct 26, 2012 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #008 The latest EpiCast is here and it's a special one indeed: in addition to our regular webserial recaps and webseries/webfiction news, we have an in-depth tribute to Footprints, a webserial that's reached its remarkable 15th anniversary this month! Our co-hosts are Kira Lerner and Ira Madison III (subbing for Michael, who in addition to being busy happens to be the author of the serial we're honoring so we figured we'd let him sit back and enjoy the applause), two...
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Jul 23, 2012 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #007 The EpiCast is back -- with a special episode looking forward to our annual writing marathon, Web Serial Writing Month (WeSeWriMo). In our seventh episode, we take a break from the past and focus on the future: webserial previews for the rest of the summer, where you'll get some hints and teasers for some exciting storylines in the weeks ahead. But the lion's share of the podcast is devoted to WeSeWriMo, the only marathon dedicated to the unique world of web-based writing,...
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May 13, 2012 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #006 Welcome to the latest (in every way) EpiCast. For our sixth episode, "Crossing Over," we focus on the usual web entertainment news and recaps, as well as answer a pair of interesting questions courtesy of our listeners. Topics range from your hosts' promotional pet peeves to a bunch of new webseries launches to our advice on learning HTML to the merits, challenges and technical considerations of webserial crossovers -- when two or more series exchange or share...
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Mar 25, 2012 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #005 Celebrate spring with a new EpiCast, our fifth episode devoted to the world of webfiction, webseries and all original entertainment available on the web. This month cohosts Kira and Michael offer recaps, previews and new series introductions, as well as discussion about webserial networks and whether they help or hinder either the audience or the creators. (Spoiler alert: we like 'em.) Finally, we also discuss some new serials both text-based and video, share some news...
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Feb 24, 2012 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #004 Hey everyone. For our fourth EpiCast episode, Michael and I have the usual recaps, previews and new series introductions, as well as discussion on how much easier it is to read webfiction that’s been carefully edited. We answer a listener’s question about semi-controversial topic: Awards, and whether the EpiGuide will ever hold another award ceremony again–and also some chat about the pitfalls and benefits of awards in general. Finally, we also discuss some new...
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Jan 29, 2012 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #003 Hello all, and welcome to our first EpiCast of 2012. This is our third episode, #003: Extras., and we have the latest batch of recaps, some discussion about storylines that affected us during the past month, a few news items, and a rather extensive examination of the difference between self-created HTML sites and blog/CMS-based sites, and the related issue of ways to supplement one's writing with extra features -- what works, what's not so great, and what our hosts...
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Dec 25, 2011 Kira Lerner
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Download EpiCast #002 Happy holidays, everyone! And a little late in arriving but no worse for the delay is our second episode of the EpiCast,#002: Finales. As always, we focus on discussion, news and recaps from the world of original web entertainment, and more specifically, the EpiGuide.com community. This month's installment is chock-full of recaps in particular from a variety of serials in a variety of genres, which is just how we like 'em. From sci-fi to fantasy to melodrama, there's...
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Nov 19, 2011 Kira Lerner
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Nov. 2011 news, recaps & commentary about webfiction, webserials, and other original web-based entertainment.